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1947 Detroit Lions season
Head Coach Gus Dorais
Home Field
Results
Record 3–9
Place 5th NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
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1946 1948

The 1947 Detroit Lions season was their 18th in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 1–10, winning three games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the 12th consecutive season.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 21, 1947 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 10–17
2 September 28, 1947 at Chicago Cardinals L 21–45
3 October 5, 1947 at Boston Yanks W 21–7
4 October 12, 1947 Los Angeles Rams L 13–27
5 October 19, 1947 at Chicago Bears L 24–33
6 October 26, 1947 at Green Bay Packers L 17–34
7 November 2, 1947 New York Giants W 35–7
8 November 9, 1947 Chicago Cardinals L 7–17
9 November 16, 1947 Washington Redskins W 38–21
10 November 23, 1947 at Los Angeles Rams L 17–28
11 November 27, 1947 Chicago Bears L 14–34
12 December 7, 1947 Green Bay Packers L 14–35

StandingsEdit

NFL Western Division
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Cardinals 9 3 0 .750 7–1 306 231 W2
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 4–4 363 241 L2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 1 .545 5–3 274 210 L1
Los Angeles Rams 6 6 0 .500 4–4 259 214 W2
Detroit Lions 3 9 0 .250 0–8 231 305 L3

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

PlayersEdit

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Detroit
Pittsburgh Green Bay
Washington Los Angeles
1947 NFL DraftNFL Championship
Related: 1947 AAFC Season

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